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Rockets have hit two Mossad bases in Iraq’s northern Kurdistan region, reports say, with projectiles also landing near a US military base and the US consulate in the regional capital Erbil.
The governor of Iraq’s Soleimanieh province has invited Iranian investors to participate in 264 projects in the autonomous region in northernIraq.
Iraq’s federal court on Sunday decided to suspend the nomination of the Kurdistan Democratic Party's (KDP) candidate for the Iraqi presidency, Hoshyar Zebari.
The internal security service for Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region, of which Erbil is the capital, initially said three rockets had hit near the airport. A...
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps on Friday rained down missiles on the positions of the terrorist group calling itself “the Democratic Party of Kurdistan”, in the Iraqi Kurdistan region.
Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has warned Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdistan region about terrorists active in border areas.
The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has categorically rejected allegations ascribing the Monday night's rocket attack on the city of Erbil in the Iraqi Kurdistan region to Iran, calling on the Baghdad government to prosecute the perpetrators.
The review of an interview with former president of the Kurdistan Region five years after being published in a Turkish daily sheds light on how Iran’s General Qassem Soleimani literally saved Erbil after the Kurdish calls for help from the US, UK, France, Turkey and Saudis went unheeded when bloodthirsty ISIS forces were on the city’s doorstep.
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says it has launched retaliatory attacks on positions of anti-Iran terrorist groups along the Iranian borders with the Iraqi Kurdistan region.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has congratulated Nechirvan Barzani on his election as the new President of Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government.
Iraqi Kurdistan’s Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani says the ties between the Iraqi Kurdistan’s region and the Islamic Republic of Iran are very important adding that broadening cooperation in various sectors, including economic and commercial ones is part of the KRG’s policy.
The Syrian army has entered Manbij near the Turkish border, marking the return of territories held by US-backed militants to the government fold for the first time in years, an army spokesman said Friday.
Iran will resume direct flights between Tehran and the Iraqi city of Erbil from April 27 after a six-month hiatus which saw Baghdad and its neighbors impose an air ban on the regional Kurdistan government over a secession bid.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has offered his condolences to Iraqi Kurdistan’s Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani following the death of his brother Dilovan Barzani on Monday.
An old wheat and grain warehouse in Iraq’s Sulaymaniyah was destroyed on Friday under the supervision of the local authorities.
Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government says it accepts the verdict by the Iraqi Supreme Court on the First Article of the country’s Constitution.
NATO member states including Slovenia may withdraw their forces from the Iraqi Kurdistan region, Slovenian defence minister says.
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has called for the total annulment of the recent Kurdish secession referendum in northern Iraq, apparently rejecting the Kurdish leader’s recent decision to merely freeze the results of the unconstitutional vote.
With the arrival of Iraqi federal forces in Nineveh Province in northern Iraq, five thousand Peshmerga forceshave joined the Iraqi army with all their military equipment.